Stigmella roborella (Johansson, 1971)

common oak pigmy

Stigmella roborella mine

Quercus robur, Vlaardingen

mine

Egg at he upper- or underside. The mine is a long, slender, not very contorted corridor. In the first part the frass lies in a very narrow line; later the frass may in rare cases lie more widely scattered, but nowhere does it take more than 1/3 of the width of the gallery.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus castaneifolia, cerris, petraea, pubescens, roburm, rubra.

phenology

Larvae in early July and late-September – early-October (Johansson ao, 1990a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, except Ireland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

Yellow, head light brown (Huisman ao, 2001; Johansson ao, 1990a), The light coloured head distinguishes the larva from the one of S. atricapitella.

notes

Contrary to Johansson ao (1990a), Borkowski (1972b) states that oviposition is at the upperside of the leaf.

references

Anisimovas, Diškus & Stonis (2006a), Bengtsson (2008a), Borkowski (1972b), Buszko & Baraniak (1989a), Černý (2001a), Diškus & Stonis (2012a), Emmet (1983a), Gustafsson (1985a), Gustafsson & van Nieukerken (1990a), Huemer (2012a), Huisman, Koster, van Nieukerken & Ulenberg (2001a), Johansson (1971a), Johansson ao (1990a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Kurz (2016a), A & Z Laštuvka (1997a, 2014a), Z & A Laštuvka (1998a), Laštůvka, Laštůvka, Liška ao (1992a), Matošević, Pernek, Dubravac & Barić (2009a), Navickaitė, Diškus & Stonis (2014), van Nieukerken (1986a, 2006a), van Nieukerken & Johansson (2003a), van Nieukerken, A & Z Laštuvka (2004a, 2006a), van Nieukerken, Zolotuhin & Mistchenko (2004a), De Prins (1998a, 2007a), De Prins, Steeman & Sierens (2016a), Pröse (1995a), Robbins (1991a), Sefrová (2005a), Steuer (1995a), Stolnicu (2007a), Stonis, Navickaitė, Rocienė ao (2013a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Ureche (2010a).

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